RIR, One girl one boy??????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SandBsmom, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. SandBsmom

    SandBsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2012
    Snohomish, WA
    Looking for some educated guesses. My daughters hatched these two babies in an incubator on March 21st so they are three weeks and a day. They both hatched within hours of each other. One is very feathered and has a long tail (Buttercup), the other is much fluffier and a little heavier bodied (Peepers). Is the feathered one a girl and the fluffy one a roo???? Our experience with chickens is exactly three weeks and a day so some help from the old timers would be greatly appreciated!!!!![​IMG][​IMG]
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 12, 2012
    If you could have close up of their faces that would help also. The one in the first picture has a long tail, possibly a cockerel, just a guess, I would need it more up close if you can. [​IMG]
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    Way too soon to tell. Wait a few weeks. RIR are sometimes had to sex until they lay or crow.

    If I were to guess, I say two females.
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2012

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